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3. The Secret of My Success (1987)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.
Votes: 27,543 | Gross: $67.00M
5. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.
6. Simply Irresistible (1999)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.
Votes: 12,767 | Gross: $4.39M
7. The Out-of-Towners (1999)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Votes: 12,303 | Gross: $28.54M
8. Joe's Apartment (1996)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
A nice guy has just moved to New York and discovers that he must share his run-down apartment with a couple thousand singing, dancing cockroaches.
Votes: 12,045 | Gross: $4.61M
9. The Cowboy Way (1994)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
As they visit New York City, a pair of cowboys have to become unlikely heroes when their friend is kidnapped.
Votes: 7,350 | Gross: $20.28M
10. The Butcher's Wife (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A clairvoyant impulsively marries a butcher, moves to New York City and has a positive impact on the people she meets, changing their futures...which in turn changes hers.
Votes: 6,222 | Gross: $9.69M
11. Life with Mikey (1993)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family
Michael Chapman was once a child television star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,093 | Gross: $12.44M
12. A Shock to the System (1990)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
When you think you're at the top of the corporate ladder and then discover they have managed to pull that ladder away, sometimes you have to take it upon yourself to "level" the playing ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,806 | Gross: $3.42M
13. Heaven Help Us (1985)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A new transfer student to St. Basil's Boys' Prep School tries to fit in while romantically pursuing a troubled young girl.
Votes: 3,767 | Gross: $6.07M
14. Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
R | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of ... See full summary »
16. Mr. North (1988)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments. The rumors are magnified by his ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,146 | Gross: $1.22M
17. Beyond Therapy (1987)
R | 93 min | Comedy
This is an insane and fast-paced romantic comedy about a bizarre dinner date among Bruce (Goldblum) and Prudence (Hagerty), and their lunatic therapists, and Bruce's jealous, gun-wielding ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,035 | Gross: $0.79M
Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Mute Witness to Murder
Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Young woman Suzy looks out of the window of her apartment and witnesses a man murdering a woman in the apartment directly across from hers. Suzy is so traumatized by what she sees that ... See full summary »
20. Sister Mary Explains It All (2001 TV Movie)
77 min | Comedy, Drama
A bigoted, fanatical nun comes face to face with the lives she ruined through her teachings when a quartet of her traumatized former students return to perform at her Christmas Eve church lecture.
The Impossible Dream
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
Frasier is tormented by a recurring erotic dream in which he wakes up in a cheap hotel bed with Gil Chesterton. He desperately searches for any psychological explanation besides the obvious one.
The Seal Who Came to Dinner
TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy
When Niles' Gourmet Club has its annual "Golden Apron Awards", he decides to throw a dinner party in hopes of obtaining the illustrious apron. He and Frasier break into Maris' beach-side ... See full summary »
23. The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988)
29 min | Comedy, Short
Dennis Jennings is an introverted daydreamer, sleepwalking through life. He is a professional waiter and has an equally-dull girlfriend, Emma. In an attempt to release his pent-up feelings ... See full summary »
24. Ryan's Hope (1975–1989)
TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance
Set in Riverside on the upper West Side of Manhattan, Ryan's Hope centered mostly on the working class Ryans, an Irish-American family headed by Maeve and Johnny Ryan. They owned Ryan's Bar... See full summary »
25. In the Spirit (1990)
R | 94 min | Comedy
A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New Age retreat in... See full summary »
Votes: 243 | Gross: $0.28M
27. What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael (2018)
98 min | Documentary, Biography
A portrait of the work and life of controversial film critic Pauline Kael, and her battle to achieve success and influence in the 20th century movie business.
29. LateLine (1998–1999)
30 min | Comedy
This sitcom on NBC stars Al Franken as Al Freundlich, a vain reporter for the fictional news program "Lateline." Robert Foxworth stars as Pearce McKenzie, the anchor of "Lateline." Vic Karp... See full summary »
Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Sigourney Weaver/Buster Poindexter
TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music
Check out selected sketches and segments from the 1986 episode hosted by Golden Globe winning actress Sigourney Weaver with special guest appearance by Madonna. Sketches include: "Church ... See full summary »
34. Working in the Theatre (1976– )
60 min | Documentary, Talk-Show
Bringing together performers, directors, playwrights, designers, choreographers, producers and behind-the-scenes personnel from the American and international theatre, the program offers a ... See full summary »
35. Hometown (1985)
60 min | Drama
Ben and Mary have been a devoted couple since their college years in the 1960s. They shock their friends and teenaged daughters when they send out invitations for their wedding--everyone ... See full summary »
36. Gerald L'Ecuyer: A Filmmaker's Journey (2004 TV Movie)
107 min | Comedy
With only Canadian grant money to spend, director Gerald L'Ecuyer heads to New York City to make the movie of his dreams. Along the way, he encounters obstacles from actors, financiers, and even his therapist.
39. My America (2012)
A series that is comprised of twenty-one monologues written by American playwrights which form a sort of fractured portrait of the American collective psyche. Ranging from the sad to the ... See full summary »
Gale Gets a Life
Al comes down with the flu and Gale has to deal with an easier going reporter which allows her to pursue a relationship. However, once she is dating someone, Pearce finds her irresistible and begins to lust after her.
Trying Times (1987–1989)
30 min | Comedy
Jim's high school sweetheart Wanda is coming to visit, which makes his annoyed wife Marsha jealous. However, as soon as she arrives, Wanda starts boring them with her entire crazy life story, but they're too polite to interrupt her.
44. The Legacy Project (2011– )
The Legacy Project serves to heighten awareness of writing and composing for the stage. They provide a unique window into the thinking of America's most prominent and promising playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists.
Comedy | Announced
A woman suddenly finds herself in crisis: is her new husband, whom she married when drunk, a terrorist? Or just crazy? Or both? Is her father involved in a shadow government? Does she simply seek mental escape, or is she really insane?
The Legacy Project (2011– )
Christopher Durang with David Lindsay-Abaire
David Lindsay-Abaire joins Christopher Durang at his home in Pennslyvania for an intimate conversation about playwriting in The Legacy Project: Volume III.